In 2001, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) determined that English would, from then on, be the standardized language of air travel, and issued a directive that stated that all aviation personnel—pilots, flight crews, and air traffic controllers—must pass an English proficiency test. Are you an aviation personnel? Or maybe planning to be one? Sign up now and improve your English at ISB #englishfacts #ispeakbetter
Happy International Civil Aviation Day: Today is International Civil Aviation Day, which reminds everyone of the important role the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) plays with regard to international civil aviation. For more information, please visit the ICAO website.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), pronounced /aɪˈkeɪoʊ/, (French: Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. Its headquarters are located in the Quartier International of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.